The Global Orphan Crisis
153 MILLION children have lost at least one parent.
That’s roughly half the population of the United States.
That’s 8.3% of ALL the children in the world.
95 Million children who have no father to play catch with.
(More than the population of Germany!)
40 Million children with no mother to kiss them goodnight.
(More than there are people in California!)
18 Million children with no parents at all to love them or protect them.
(Almost as many people as in the State of New York)
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I am a writer, a project manager, and a corporate refugee with a heart for orphans around the world. My two daughters were adopted from Ukraine at ages 12 and 14. I post about writing, chasing dreams, and making a difference in the world, and sometimes I share fun snippets of fiction in-progress.